Rollin’ Smoothly: Designing Wheelchair Accessible Footpaths for a Hassle-Free Ride!

Rollin’ Smoothly: Designing Wheelchair Accessible Footpaths for a Hassle-Free Ride! As a wheelchair user, I know how difficult it can be to navigate the world with limited mobility. I often find myself struggling to get around, especially in unfamiliar places. This is why we should design wheelchair accessible footpaths. By making the environment more accessible … Read more

My 2022 Christmas display

My Christmas Lights for 2022 Prior to my accident in 2009, I would drive my children around Adelaide to see the homes that celebrated Christmas with a display in their front yards. After moving into my home in Sefton Park in 2019, I wanted to contribute to the homes that families could visit, and I … Read more

Preparing my raised garden bed for Spring

Introduction – Spring is in the air The weather is getting warmer and the days longer and Spring is only a few weeks away. This blog shares the preparation for growing vegetables in my raised garden bed. I use a wheelchair and built a custom home with an emphasis on accessibility, safety, security and entertainment. … Read more

My 7 days of living with a disability and isolation due to COVID

My 7 days of living with a disability and isolation due to COVID – introduction I live with a disability (T3 paraplegia, chronic pain, sleep apnea and other conditions), get help from carers each evening and currently only live with a cat called Spartacus. Near the beginning of 2020, my GP mentioned that I should … Read more

Suprapubic catheter falls out during a swim

Suprapubic catheter falls out – introduction I acquired a spinal cord injury (SCI) in 2009 after being hit by a tree, and have no control over my bladder. There are multiple methods available that utilise a catheter to empty the bladder and I have a suprapubic catheter. During an operation, a urologist made a hole, … Read more

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